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American Pale Wheat Ale

An Americanized version of a Hefe Weizen, these beers range within the pale to golden range in color. Reminiscent of a Hefe Weizen in appearance, unless filtered. Long-lasting head with a light to medium body, higher carbonation is proper. German Weizen flavors and aromas of banana esters and clove-like phenols will not be found. Most use a substantial percentage of wheat malt. Hop character will be low to high but most are moderate in bitterness. There may be some fruitiness from ale fermentation though most examples use of a fairly neutral ale yeast, resulting in a clean fermentation with little to no diacetyl.

Often served with a lemon wedge (popularized by Americans), to either cut the wheat or yeast edge, which many either find to be a flavorful snap ... or an insult and something that damages the beer's taste and head retention.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 751 to 800 (out of 1527) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
C Street Wheat AleAnacapa Brewing Company4.802.83-
Missouri WheatGruhlke's Microbrewery4.002.063-
Walter WheatFour Quarters Brewing Co.4.203.753-
Huger Street WheatPalmetto Brewing Company6.402.923-
Valley Brew's Pale WheatValley Brewing Company4.003.63-
Hunky DoryRam Restaurant & Brewery ? 3.033-
Unplugged WheatSalt Creek Brewery5.203.923-
Doubloon's India Wheat AleReuben's Brews6.904.293-
Cattlemen's Double DeuceChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place ? 3.083-
Oh Be JoyfulHarmony Brewing Company ? 3.323-
Agave WheatUncle Billy's Brew & Que4.603.513-
Jacob's WheatGoose Island Beer Co.5.003.123-
Harvest Wind WheatBarley Mow Brewing Company5.203.333-
WheatBroadway Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.543-
Citral WheatRight Brain Brewery4.303.653-
Albino Rhino Wheat AleKamloops Brewery Ltd5.002.93-
Lemon Wheat With RosemaryAbita Brewing Co. ? 3.813-
Ebb TideCape May Brewing Company5.003.573-
Wheat AleHigh Desert Brewing Company ? 3.583-
Schuyler's American WheatGun Hill Brewing Company5.604.253-
FBrasseurs Illimités6.903.433-
Raspberry WheatLake Norman Brewing Company ? 3.083-
TriticumUrban Chestnut Brewing Company5.504.013-
Alpha MaidenRenegade Brewing Company6.003.83-
Bright Size LifeBell's Brewery, Inc.4.603.743-
Aiken Honey WheatAiken Brewing Company5.503.853-
Bravo WheatVault Brewing Company4.803.923-
White MistMoorhouse's Brewery (Burnley) Ltd4.203.43-
Workin' Man's WheatIntuition Ale Works ? 4.083-
Cherry Vanilla Honey WheatBrew Rebellion6.5033-
Summer WheatGreen Man Brewery ? 3.293-
K*ntish Town BeardWeird Beard Brew Co.5.9043-
Summer AleWestfield River Brewing Company4.403.33-
Bitter Creek Sweetwater WheatBitter Creek Brewing Company ? 4.083-
Wild Pitch WheatDempsey’s Brew Pub & Restaurant4.903.333-
Wyoming WitbierFreedom's Edge Brewing Co.4.503.443-
192 Brewing Shticky Blonde192 Brewing Company6.002.643-
Hoppy WheatGreen Room Brewing ? 3.923-
Red Whitey (Raspberry White Ale)Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Tap Room ? 3.33-
Just The Tip SpruceBreakside Brewery ? 3.833-
The Alewife's Revenge Cranberry Wheat AleBoxing Rock Brewing Co.4.003.173-
April Showers Spring WheatChelsea Brewing Company ? 3.473-
Sunnyside AleSawtooth Brewery4.503.833-
Trespasser StrawberryAbsolution Brewing Company6.603.393-
Whaler's WheatKassik's Kenai Brew Stop ? 3.73-
Garden PartyThe Brew Gentlemen Beer Co.5.503.633-
Oak Creek Vanilla Orange BlossomOak Creek Brewing Co. ? 3.73-
The Palisades: Pilot Batch #1Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.003.93-
Black SwanGreenbush Brewing Company6.603.893-
Cherry WheatNorth Sound Brewing Company4.803.283-
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